Manual Handling Training In Ellesmere Port
Being safe and competent when lifting and carrying in the workplace is a legal requirement. Over 1/3 of work-related injuries are due to poor manual handling and back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK. By ensuring staff have received the correct manual handling training, employers are ensuring that their staff are safe as well as decreasing the chance of staff taking time off because of injuries.
Our manual handling training in Ellesmere Port has been designed to show candidates how they can safely carry out tasks such as lifting, lowering, pulling and pushing. The course will cover the main hazards, applicable legislation, risk assessments, risk reduction measures and key responsibilities of each individual. Candidates will become familiar with the risks involved in unsafe manual handling and learn the practical steps that can be taken in order to minimise risk.
Our expert team have years of experience in delivering manual handling training and are passionate about the safety and wellbeing of each individual enrolling on our courses. The manual handling training in Ellesmere Port is interactive, informative and completely jargon-free.
Throughout the course, candidates will be given the opportunity to physically practice each technique and will receive full support and guidance from their trainer.
Manual Handling Course Content
Course content includes:
- • Health & Safety at work act 1974
- • Manual handling regulations 1992, as amended in 2002
- • Manual handling risk factors and how injuries can happen
- • The human body, spine and related injuries
- • Safe handling practices
- • The use of mechanical aids
- • Risk assessments for manual handling
- • Systems of work relevant to the worker’s tasks and environment
- • Practical considerations
Get In Touch
We run regular manual handling training courses in Ellesmere Port. Call us today on 0151 343 0588 to learn more. Alternatively, you can email us at [email protected] and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.